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Mitch Moreland

Mitchell Austin Moreland

Positions: First Baseman and Rightfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 230 lb.

Born: September 6, 1985 in Amory, MS
High School: Amory HS (Amory, MS)
School: Mississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS)
Drafted
by the Texas Rangers in the 17th round of the 2007 amateur draft.
Signed August 4, 2007. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 29, 2010 (Age 24.326, 17,400th in MLB history)   vs. OAK 4 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2010 season [*]
Team: Rangers 2010-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 1 yr/$5.7M (16) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 5.067, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: RMG Baseball, previously: Jay Franklin [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2010 24 TEX AL 47 173 145 20 37 4 0 9 25 3 1 25 36 .255 .364 .469 .833 118 68 3 1 0 2 5 3/9
2011 25 TEX AL 134 512 464 60 120 22 1 16 51 2 2 39 92 .259 .320 .414 .733 93 192 9 4 2 3 6 39/D
2012 26 TEX AL 114 357 327 41 90 18 0 15 50 1 1 23 71 .275 .321 .468 .789 106 153 8 1 2 4 5 3/D9
2013 27 TEX AL 147 518 462 60 107 24 1 23 60 0 0 45 117 .232 .299 .437 .736 99 202 10 3 0 8 1 *3/9
2014 28 TEX AL 52 184 167 18 41 9 1 2 23 0 0 12 43 .246 .297 .347 .644 80 58 7 1 2 2 0 D3/71
2015 29 TEX AL 132 515 471 51 131 27 0 23 85 1 0 32 112 .278 .330 .482 .812 116 227 9 7 0 5 2 *3/D
2016 30 TEX AL 141 481 439 49 105 21 0 22 60 1 0 34 112 .239 .306 .437 .743 92 192 8 8 0 0 5 *3/D
7 Yrs 767 2740 2475 299 631 125 3 110 354 8 4 210 583 .255 .317 .441 .758 101 1092 54 25 6 24 24
162 Game Avg. 162 579 523 63 133 26 1 23 75 2 1 44 123 .255 .317 .441 .758 101 231 11 5 1 5 5

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2010 24 TEX AL 47 173 3 1 -1 1 -3 2 0.2 6 8 0.9 .504 .501 0.8 -0.2 7 3/9
2011 25 TEX AL 134 512 -4 -1 -0 -4 -8 -17 -1.8 19 2 0.1 .487 .489 0.6 -1.3 6 $426,000 39/D
2012 26 TEX AL 114 357 0 -2 0 0 -6 -8 -0.8 13 6 0.5 .493 .495 0.6 -0.7 6 $491,100 3/D9
2013 27 TEX AL 147 518 -3 -1 -1 1 -8 -12 -1.1 19 6 0.6 .491 .492 0.4 -0.6 5 $502,700 *3/9
2014 28 TEX AL 52 184 -3 -1 -0 1 -3 -8 -0.8 7 -1 -0.1 .484 .495 -0.3 -0.2 -2 $2,650,000 D3/71
2015 29 TEX AL 132 515 9 -2 1 2 -7 3 0.4 18 21 2.2 .502 .502 2.0 -0.5 19 $2,950,000 *3/D
2016 30 TEX AL 141 481 -7 -1 2 8 -7 -6 -0.5 17 11 1.1 .495 .496 0.3 0.2 3 *3/D
7 Seasons 767 2740 -5 -7 0 9 -42 -46 -4.3 100 54 5.4 .494 .495 4.3 -3.2 45 $7,019,800

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2010 24 TEX AL 173 114 26 6.1 107 .275 .255 .271 .364 .340 .469 .424 .833 .763 118 .619 4.0 0.4 .857 .400 .214 4.5
2011 25 TEX AL 512 360 61 4.6 106 .290 .259 .268 .320 .335 .414 .424 .733 .759 93 .493 -5.4 -0.5 .662 .239 .155 3.6
2012 26 TEX AL 357 252 48 5.1 106 .306 .275 .266 .321 .332 .468 .428 .789 .760 106 .549 2.4 0.2 .720 .263 .193 1.9
2013 27 TEX AL 518 373 61 4.4 100 .255 .232 .260 .299 .325 .437 .411 .736 .736 99 .485 -1.3 -0.1 .685 .303 .206 .0
2014 28 TEX AL 184 137 16 3.1 96 .315 .246 .258 .297 .322 .347 .398 .644 .720 80 .358 -4.6 -0.5 .534 .174 .102 .0
2015 29 TEX AL 515 354 75 5.7 102 .317 .278 .261 .330 .325 .482 .422 .812 .747 116 .601 10.1 1.0 .765 .274 .204 1.9
2016 30 TEX AL 481 342 58 4.5 108 .272 .239 .266 .306 .331 .437 .438 .743 .769 92 .480 -6.1 -0.6 .687 .278 .198 1.9
7 Yrs 2740 1932 345 4.8 104 .288 .255 .264 .317 .329 .441 .422 .758 .752 101 .520 -1.0 -0.1 .700 .273 .186 14.9
162 Game Avg. 579 408 73 4.8 104 .288 .255 .264 .317 .329 .441 .422 .758 .752 101 .520 -1.0 -0.1 .700 .273 .186 3

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2010 24 TEX AL ALDS TBR W 4 15 15 1 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .200 .200 .400 .600 6 0 0 0 0 0
2010 24 TEX AL ALCS NYY W 6 21 18 3 7 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 2 .389 .450 .389 .839 7 1 0 1 0 0
2010 24 TEX AL WS SFG L 5 15 13 1 6 1 0 1 3 0 0 2 4 .462 .533 .769 1.303 10 0 0 0 0 1
2011 25 TEX AL ALDS TBR W 3 12 10 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 .100 .250 .400 .650 4 0 1 0 0 0
2011 25 TEX AL ALCS DET W 3 10 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .111 .200 .111 .311 1 1 0 0 0 0
2011 25 TEX AL WS STL L 3 10 10 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 .100 .100 .400 .500 4 1 0 0 0 0
2012 26 TEX AL ALWC BAL L 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 29 TEX AL ALDS TOR L 5 15 13 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 .000 .133 .000 .133 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Yrs (8 Series) 30 99 89 7 19 4 0 3 11 0 0 8 21 .213 .286 .360 .645 32 3 1 1 0 1
1 ALWC 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 ALDS 12 42 38 2 4 3 0 1 4 0 0 3 7 .105 .190 .263 .454 10 0 1 0 0 0
2 ALCS 9 31 27 3 8 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 7 .296 .367 .296 .663 8 2 0 1 0 0
2 WS 8 25 23 2 7 1 0 2 4 0 0 2 6 .304 .360 .609 .969 14 1 0 0 0 1

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2010 24 TEX AL 173 5.2% 20.8% 14.5% 7.5% 35% 1.44 4.0 16.1 5.8 0.66 1.14 59% 24% 14.5% 7%
2011 25 TEX AL 512 3.1% 18.0% 7.6% 7.6% 33% 2.36 5.0 29.0 9.1 0.74 1.04 70% 16% 8.7% 14%
2012 26 TEX AL 357 4.2% 19.9% 6.4% 9.2% 37% 3.09 4.6 21.8 6.5 0.78 0.99 69% 18% 12.0% 14%
2013 27 TEX AL 518 4.4% 22.6% 8.7% 9.3% 45% 2.60 3.9 20.1 7.7 0.77 1.06 64% 22% 12.9% 11%
2014 28 TEX AL 184 1.1% 23.4% 6.5% 6.5% 29% 3.58 3.9 83.5 7.3 0.79 1.38 67% 30% 3.0% 6%
2015 29 TEX AL 515 4.5% 21.8% 6.2% 9.7% 38% 3.50 4.2 20.5 5.5 0.89 1.25 66% 26% 13.9% 14%
2016 30 TEX AL 481 4.6% 23.3% 7.1% 8.9% 41% 3.29 3.9 20.0 7.3 0.76 0.96 63% 25% 14.5% 18%
7 Yrs 2740 4.0% 21.3% 7.7% 8.7% 38% 2.78 4.2 22.5 7.0 0.78 1.08 66% 22% 11.8% 13%
MLB Averages 2.6% 19.8% 8.0% 7.6% 33% 2.47 4.5 34.6 8.4 0.83 1.11 68% 22% 7.8% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2010 24 TEX AL 4.0 0.4 180 0.5 3.6 -3.1 1.14 0.5 -0.1 8.0 0.7 0.95 7.3 3.43 3
2011 25 TEX AL -5.4 -0.5 519 -0.0 8.2 -8.3 .94 -0.4 0.4 -3.6 -0.3 0.95 -4.5 2.00 5
2012 26 TEX AL 2.4 0.2 363 -0.0 5.6 -5.6 .90 0.1 -0.1 1.3 0.1 0.97 0.0 1.22 18
2013 27 TEX AL -1.3 -0.1 525 -1.5 7.8 -9.3 .94 0.8 -2.4 -1.0 -0.1 0.91 6.4 1.24 7
2014 28 TEX AL -4.6 -0.5 184 -0.2 2.8 -2.9 .93 -0.4 0.2 -2.3 -0.2 0.94 -3.9 0.45 8
2015 29 TEX AL 10.1 1.0 523 3.7 12.7 -8.9 1.03 1.6 1.9 21.3 2.0 1.00 14.9 2.51 12
2016 30 TEX AL -6.1 -0.6 485 0.2 9.3 -9.1 1.03 -0.3 0.4 -5.7 -0.5 0.95 -1.7 1.18 11
7 Yrs -1.0 -0.1 2779 2.7 50.0 -47.3 .98 2.0 0.7 18.0 1.7 0.95 18.6 1.53 64

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2010 24 TEX AL 2 0 20% 56 3 1 75% 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 5 43% 10 6 4 1 1 0 3 1 2
2011 25 TEX AL 7 0 30% 181 2 2 50% 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 3 0 0 1 8 34% 27 20 7 8 4 4 12 6 5
2012 26 TEX AL 2 0 26% 105 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 9 21% 11 10 1 8 7 1 10 6 4
2013 27 TEX AL 2 0 28% 164 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 2 0 0 9 28% 25 20 5 5 4 1 10 5 5
2014 28 TEX AL 2 0 31% 83 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 22% 17 16 1 2 2 0 8 2 5
2015 29 TEX AL 3 0 19% 179 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 2 1 0 7 42% 18 15 3 5 4 1 13 2 11
2016 30 TEX AL 2 0 22% 166 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 7 28% 24 22 2 3 1 2 16 6 8
7 Yrs 20 0 25% 934 8 4 67% 7 4 0 0 1 0 2 1 19 7 4 4 4 46 31% 132 109 23 32 23 9 72 28 40

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2010 24 TEX AL 173 87% 37 3 0 3 0 0 0 3.43 9 0 4 9 0 3 6 0 0 0 31 3 10% 17 6 35% 107 17 16% 9 5 56% 6 4 67% 0
2011 25 TEX AL 512 76% 120 10 0 5 0 0 0 2.00 16 0 12 15 1 7 9 0 4 2 50% 103 9 9% 50 13 26% 334 38 11% 24 10 42% 30 18 60% 0
2012 26 TEX AL 357 86% 90 8 0 18 4 1 3 1.22 15 1 15 12 3 10 5 0 2 2 100% 73 8 11% 34 13 38% 251 36 14% 28 13 46% 16 12 75% 0
2013 27 TEX AL 518 70% 107 8 0 7 1 1 1 1.24 23 0 11 20 3 10 13 0 1 0 0% 80 10 13% 45 11 24% 280 38 14% 27 13 48% 12 5 42% 0
2014 28 TEX AL 184 84% 41 2 0 8 5 0 1 0.45 2 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 2 2 100% 36 7 19% 20 14 70% 112 24 21% 10 8 80% 16 15 94% 0
2015 29 TEX AL 515 68% 131 7 0 12 5 0 2 2.51 23 0 16 18 5 9 14 0 0 0 108 9 8% 43 13 30% 369 66 18% 30 14 47% 15 11 73% 0
2016 30 TEX AL 481 80% 105 11 0 11 5 0 3 1.18 22 1 13 17 5 13 9 0 0 0 101 8 8% 42 7 17% 316 39 12% 21 5 24% 19 5 26% 0
7 Yrs 2740 76% 631 49 0 64 20 2 10 1.53 110 2 73 93 17 53 57 0 9 6 67% 532 54 10% 251 77 31% 1769 258 15% 149 68 46% 114 70 61% 0
MLB Averages 54% 67% 11% 31% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2010 24 TEX AL 173 688 3.98 426 63.3% 27.0% 15.0% 31.9% 26.1% 73.0% 5.7% 46.2% 79.4% 23.1% 6.4% 11 0 15.0% 26 11 9.2% 16 7 10 26 27.8% 0 0 0
2011 25 TEX AL 512 1971 3.85 1231 63.2% 24.9% 15.8% 28.7% 30.6% 75.1% 3.2% 47.5% 79.0% 22.3% 6.4% 33 2 15.4% 79 34 8.2% 42 28 13 79 14.1% 0 0 0
2012 26 TEX AL 358 1393 3.89 881 64.2% 24.2% 18.7% 27.4% 29.7% 75.8% 3.9% 48.7% 75.3% 17.3% 4.7% 17 0 16.5% 59 27 6.7% 24 17 11 60 15.5% 0 0 0
2013 27 TEX AL 518 2139 4.13 1325 62.1% 28.9% 18.8% 25.7% 26.6% 71.1% 0.5% 44.1% 73.6% 14.9% 5.8% 30 1 16.8% 87 42 10.8% 56 29 18 99 15.4% 0 0 0
2014 28 TEX AL 185 740 4.00 476 64.3% 27.1% 19.1% 26.9% 26.9% 72.9% 0.0% 46.9% 73.8% 26.5% 3.8% 7 0 13.0% 24 16 7.0% 13 9 11 32 25.6% 0 0 0
2015 29 TEX AL 517 2033 3.93 1292 63.8% 26.1% 19.0% 26.8% 28.2% 73.9% 1.1% 47.2% 74.3% 23.2% 5.4% 28 4 17.2% 89 45 9.3% 48 32 15 97 13.4% 0 0 0
2016 30 TEX AL 482 1877 3.89 1176 63.1% 22.6% 22.0% 27.6% 27.8% 77.4% 1.7% 48.8% 71.5% 24.9% 4.1% 20 0 17.2% 83 51 6.8% 33 24 21 91 18.8% 0 0 0
7 Yrs 2745 10841 3.95 6807 63.3% 25.7% 18.6% 27.4% 28.2% 74.3% 2.1% 47.0% 74.9% 21.2% 5.3% 146 7 16.3% 447 226 8.5% 232 146 99 484 17.0% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 63.8% 27.4% 16.1% 27.2% 29.3% 72.6% 1.4% 46.3% 77.9% 27.3% 4.6% 13.9% 8.4% 23.9%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2010 24 47 173 145 20 37 4 0 9 25 3 1 25 36 .255 .364 .469 .833 118 68 3 1 0 2 5
2011 25 181 685 609 80 157 26 1 25 76 5 3 64 128 .258 .331 .427 .758 99 260 12 5 2 5 11
2012 26 295 1042 936 121 247 44 1 40 126 6 4 87 199 .264 .328 .441 .769 102 413 20 6 4 9 16
2013 27 442 1560 1398 181 354 68 2 63 186 6 4 132 316 .253 .318 .440 .758 101 615 30 9 4 17 17
2014 28 494 1744 1565 199 395 77 3 65 209 6 4 144 359 .252 .316 .430 .746 98 673 37 10 6 19 17
2015 29 626 2259 2036 250 526 104 3 88 294 7 4 176 471 .258 .319 .442 .761 102 900 46 17 6 24 19
2016 30 767 2740 2475 299 631 125 3 110 354 8 4 210 583 .255 .317 .441 .758 101 1092 54 25 6 24 24

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2010 24 47 170 143 19 35 4 0 9 23 3 24 36 .245 .353 .462 .814 23 47
2011 25 134 507 460 56 116 21 1 15 48 2 38 92 .252 .313 .400 .713 57 134
2012 26 114 352 323 38 86 17 0 14 47 1 22 71 .266 .311 .449 .760 46 114
2013 27 147 519 463 61 108 24 1 23 61 0 45 117 .233 .301 .438 .739 62 147
2014 28 52 185 168 19 42 9 1 2 24 0 12 43 .250 .301 .351 .652 18 52
2015 29 132 513 469 50 129 27 0 23 83 1 32 112 .275 .327 .480 .807 72 132
2016 30 141 481 439 49 105 21 0 22 60 1 34 112 .239 .306 .437 .743 56 141
7 Yrs 767 2727 2465 292 621 123 3 108 346 8 207 583 .252 .313 .436 .749 334 767
162 Game Avg. 162 576 521 62 131 26 1 23 73 2 44 123 .252 .313 .436 .749 71 767



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2016 Jul 31st AL Player of the Week

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
2013 AL  8 (5th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2015 AL  3.7 (9th)

             

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Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 7 (2015), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS First Base (264th), 5.4 career WAR/5.4 7yr-peak WAR/5.4 JAWS
Average HOF 1B (out of 19) = 65.9 career WAR/42.5 7yr-peak WAR/54.2 JAWS

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